Cerro Cosa Community College is located in Ridgecrest, California. The school offers several other locations nearby as well. The campus in Ridgecrest is located near China Lake, not far from the Naval Air Weapons Station. The Inyokem County Airport is located just down the road from the campus as well. Paralegal Programs Offered
Cerro Cosa Community College offers an associate of science degree program as well as providing continuing education courses for individuals already practicing as paralegals. The college offers a certificate as well.
The associate of science degree offered by the college is a total of 61 units. There are 31 units that are specific to the paralegal degree. Students that wish to complete the certificate program only will be required to complete 31 units. Students in the program will receive training in areas of the legal system including research, interviews, the court system, court procedures, and legal briefs.
Students wishing to enter the paralegal program offered by Cerro Cosa Community College will first need to submit an application to the college and be accepted. The degree consists of eight required courses. There are eight specialty courses that students will be required to choose at least two of. In addition, there are nine general education courses that must be completed in order to finish the program according to the standards set by the ABA. Students that wish to complete the certificate program are not required to complete the general education requirements.
For more information about the program, you may contact Deanna Campbell, the director, by phone at 760-872-1565 or 760-384-6100.